An 11-year-old boy was killed Friday afternoon when a tree crashed through a home amid the Nor'easter, according to the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department.
The tragic death occurred on 33 Dunderberg Road in Putnam Valley at about 12:15 p.m.
When Deputy Charlie Johnson arrived, he observed a large tree had fallen and crashed into the home, trapping the young boy underneath. Johnson attempted to rescue the boy but was unable to reach him.
Deputy Anthony Tolve and members from the Putnam Valley Fire Department also arrived on the scene and attempted to rescue the boy who had been home with his mother.
The young boy was pronounced dead, on the scene at approximately 12:50 p.m. by EMStar medics. His mother was treated at a nearby hospital.
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